Blamsoft eXpanse 2 Review

When first version of Expanse came out it was already one of the most advanced synthesizers available in Reason. Expanse synth is developed by Blamsoft - company that brought lots of...

Stacker – Ultimate Drum Layering and Sound Design Tool

Sample Magic - the company behind countless sample packs has released their new VST/AU plugin for Drum's sound design. It combines Drum sampler with layering capabilities, Drum synth, bunch of cool...

7 most important announcements of NAMM week

NAMM week is always busy on announcements, new gear, plugins, updates.. And here's my 7 most important updates from NAMM. 1 - KORG Gadget KORG’s popular iOS app gets an update with new...

Propellerhead brings sample import to Rack Extension format in Reason 9.2

Propellerhead has updated Reason to 9.2 bringing long waited and much requested feature of sample loading for Rack Extension format. Now we can expect to see many new Rack Extension plugins...

GarageBand – a huge step forward

Recent GarageBand update is a huge step forward for making a full-featured DAW. After playing for a few days with the update - I really dig into new features and here’s...

Intellijel introduced Plonk and other new Eurorack modules

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hw3G__oWJ48 Intellijel in partnership with AAS (Applied Acoustics Systems - plugin developer of virtual instruments based on physical modeling synthesis) introduced new Plonk Eurorack module. Plonk features: Resonator section models strings, beams, marimbas,...

AJHSynth reveals new Eurorack modules

AJHSynth has revealed 5 new modules that extend their excellent Eurorack module line. AJHSynth is well known for its MiniMod like that recreates Moog Module D in Eurorack using all-original components...

Bitwig Studio 2 was announced

That's huge! New Modulation system Better hardware integration - send midi data as CV via audio interface - perfect for Eurorack integration! New devices Updated Polysynth and much more! The upgrade from Bitwig Studio 1 to...

KORG Gadget coming to Mac

This is something I didn't expect from Korg but could be cool for "continuity" thing - starting making track on ipad and continue working on it on a laptop. But what...